The Cost of Creativity

“A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.” Henry Ford Henry Ford Challenged the Cost of Creativity Henry Ford lived from 1863 to 1947.  While his approach to solving problems and creating value for others embodied the American entrepreneurial spirit, he didn’t invent the automobile, and he didn’t invent the assembly line or the conveyor belt.  In an era when only the wealthy could afford cars (usually driven by chauffeurs), he built…

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The Sound and the Fury

In 1950 William Faulkner was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for predominantly writing about the fictional area around Yoknapatawpha County, in Mississippi.  One of his most widely known works is The Sound and the Fury, which begins with “a tale being told by an idiot.”  Does that sound familiar?  It should.  The title is taken from one of the most famous monologues penned by one of the most famous playwrights in history, William Shakespeare,…

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